Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882)

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,066 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.2
LoC Categories: AP, Q
Downloads: 450
mnybks.net#: 356
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
Excerpt

2 benevolent lodges. Of the free schools maintained by the Hebrews, five are in New York, four in Philadelphia, and one each in Cincinnati, St. Louis, Chicago, and San Francisco. Their hospitals are in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati, New Orleans, and Chicago, while their orphan asylums, homes, and other benevolent institutions are scattered all over the country.

* * * * *


THE MYSTERIES OF THE BAIKAL.

The Angara is cold as ice all the summer through, so cold, indeed, that to bathe in it is to court inevitable illness, and in winter a sled drive over its frozen surface is made in a temperature some degrees lower than that prevailing on the banks. This comes from the fact that its waters are fresh from the yet unfathomed depths of the Baikal, which during the five short months of summer has scarcely time to properly unfreeze. In winter the lake resembles in all respects a miniature Arctic Ocean, having its great ice hummocks and immense leads, over which

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Scientific American Supplement, No. 362 (Dec 9, 1882) by Various Authors - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Chatterbox, 1906
by Various Authors
The Arena
by Various Authors
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
by Various Authors
Atlantic Monthly
by Various

See more popular titles from this genre.